Ben Shapiro responded Thursday to what he called the “ugly” reaction from some prominent experts to the death of Herman Cain from COVID-19.
“He was a 74-year-old survivor of Stage 4 colon cancer,” said the host of the Ben Shapiro Show, “and people are getting drunk on Cain on Twitter because, obviously, he attended the President’s rally.” Trump in Tulsa less than two weeks before being diagnosed with COVID 19. “
Cain did not wear a mask at a closed event on June 20th. Eleven days later, Cain was hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus.
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“This is the rationale for many on the left … because obviously if someone whose politics they do not like dies from COVID, then they will dive into them … this is basically the way our garbage world works,”; he said. added Shapiro.
As tributes to Cain poured in after word of his death began to spread early Thursday, others used the moment to attack Trump and his supporters. Stand Up Republic CEO Evan McMullin used the news to refer to Trump’s crooks as a “Trump denial science cult.”
“Herman Cain was hospitalized for coronavirus two weeks after attending the Trump Tulsa rally without a mask on his face. He is the first high victim in the cult of denying Trump science. The question is whether this too can wake others up. about the dangers of Trump and the virus, “McMullin wrote.
CNN contributor Ana Navarro-Cardenas said, “Covid is not interested in partisanship.”
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Shapiro called the response “ugly stuff” and “very bad news” and argued that there was “no evidence” that Cain was initially infected with the virus at the Tulsa rally.
“The kind of people drinking after they die from COVID is pretty big,” Shapiro told listeners.
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“Here is the reality,” he continued. “There are a lot of people who die from wearing masks and being careful, and there are a lot of people in the media who have been quite, say, riders for activities that people should and should not engage in, up and including mass rallies, as long as they are for public purposes that are so much liked by our elites.
“So,” Shapiro concluded, “spared me some of the crocodile tears on behalf of people who are really unhappy with Herman Cain’s policy.”
Fian News’ Brian Flood contributed to this report.